Dooner’s weekend predictions – December 7th



This promises to be the biggest weekend so far in the Roscommon & District Football League this season.

  In the Premier Division on Friday night, Ballinasloe Town entertain Ballymoe while Boyle Celtic travel to face Castlerea Celtic.

  In Division Two, second-placed Roscommon United face third-placed Castlerea Celtic B in Castlerea on Saturday evening.

  Elsewhere, Moylough ’79 will be confident of continuing their unbeaten start to the season when they visit Ballinasloe on Saturday.


Friday, December 7th


Raftery’s Oakland Hotel Premier Division (8 pm)

Ballinasloe Town v Ballymoe FC

The hosts will be heavy favourites.

Prediction: Ballinasloe Town

Castlerea Celtic v Boyle Celtic

A very tough one to call in Castlerea. An entertaining draw?

Prediction: Draw


Saturday, December 8th


Norio’s Takeaway Division One

Ballinasloe Town B v Moylough ’79. 7.45 pm       

The league leaders should be comfortable winners.

Prediction: Moylough ‘79

Killeen Sports Grounds Division Two

Castlerea Celtic B v Roscommon United. 7.45 pm

The head to head could prove vital in this division so the visitors could do with a comfortable win. However, the hosts will be confident of getting a result following their 4-2 win in the reverse fixture.

Prediction: Draw


Sunday, December 9th


Raftery’s Oakland Hotel Premier Division

St. Peter’s FC v Moore United. 11 am        

The champions will prevail.

Prediction: St. Peter’s FC

Skyvalley Rovers v Kilkerrin United. 2 pm

Kilkerrin could find themselves in the top four if results go their way this weekend.

Prediction: Kilkerrin United

Norio’s Takeaway Division One

St. John’s Athletic v Ballaghaderreen FC. 11 am

St. John’s are capable of winning this one.

Prediction: St. John’s Athletic

CP Ajax v Dunmore Town. 2 pm

The Castleplunkett side will follow up on last weekend’s impressive win over St. John’s Athletic.

Prediction: CP Ajax  

Rahara Rovers v Ahascragh United. 2 pm 

The hosts should have enough to claim the three points.

Prediction: Rahara Rovers

Killeen Sports Grounds Division Two

Skyvalley Rovers B v Shiven Rovers B. 11 am

Shiven to win.

Prediction: Shiven Rovers B

St. Cuan’s United v Manor United. 2 pm   

The visitors will be confident here.

Prediction: Manor United